U18 Boys Coaching Staff
  • Alex Ponce Coach

    Coaching License

    USSF F License 

    Current

    FC Portland, 01 and 99 Boys 

    Linfield University, Men's Associate Head Coach

    Previous

    Hood River Dynamos 

    Putnam High School, Girls Varsity Assitant Coach

    Playing Experience

    Hood River Valley High School 

    FC Portland 

    Clark College 

    Concordia University 


  • Nick Irwin Coach

  • Phil Elton Coach
    COACHING EXPERIENCE:
    USSF C License
    USSF National Youth License
    FC Portland Coach Since 2015 
    CURRENT:
    2016 Beaverton Cup Champs, U-17 Boys
    PREVIOUS:
    High School Coaching Experience: 8 years, Varsity Boys and Girls
    Founder, President & DOC: Fort Payne Soccer Club, Fort Payne, AL. 2011 – 2015
    DOC: Fort Payne Parks & Recreation, Fort Payne, AL. 2003 – 2010
    President and Head Coach: Fusion FC, Gadsden, AL. 2012 – 2013
    Head Coach: Notts. Forest Football Club, San Diego, CA. 2007 - 2008
    PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
    Over 40 years diversified Coaching, Playing, and Officiating experience at various Clubs and Recreational leagues in England, Italy, New York, California, North Carolina, and Alabama

  • Elias Gaynor Coach

    COACHING EXPERIENCE:

    USSF “F” License

    FC Portland Coach Since 2014

    CURRENT:

    FC Portland Boys ’00 Assistant

    FC Portland Youth Academy Assistant 

    Lincoln High School JV Boys Head Coach

    PLAYING EXPERIENCE: 

    Concordia University, 2012-16, NCAA II, (team captain 2015-16), GNAC All-League Honorable Mention, GNAC Academic All-Conference

    Seattle Sounders U18 Academy, 2010-11

    Eastside United FC, 2007-09

    Columbia River High School, 2009-12 (team captain Jr., Sr.)